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Woman's Wrapper (Aso Oke)

A work made of 15 strips joined: cotton and viscose-rayon, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and areas of discontinuous wefts forming openwork.

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  • A work made of 15 strips joined: cotton and viscose-rayon, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and areas of discontinuous wefts forming openwork.

Date:

Mid–20th century

Artist:

Yoruba
Nigeria

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Yoruba

Title

Woman's Wrapper (Aso Oke)

Origin

Nigeria

Date

1925–1975

Medium

15 strips joined: cotton and viscose-rayon, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts and areas of discontinuous wefts forming openwork

Dimensions

207.3 × 156.5 cm (81 1/2 × 61 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Irving Dobkin Endowment

Reference Number

2009.1034

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